New Beauty

skincare | Longevity LIVE

You might love all the exciting hustle-and-bustle energy the city has to offer, but your skin? Not so much. Air pollutants in built-up areas can cause premature ageing and dehydrate the skin. The good news is that there are ways to protect your skin and repair some of the damage

essential oils | Longevity LIVE

Aging is a natural process and though it’s one that we should all embrace, premature aging isn’t. Aging skin loses its suppleness and elasticity and this is characterized by the formation of wrinkles and fine lines. Aside from sun damage, other factors that can age you include toxic beauty products,

oily skin | Longevity LIVE

Having skin that glows is a blessing. Having skin that shines, on the other hand, is more of a curse. Two hours into your day your skin ends up looking like a blotted oil field. Luckily for you, we have some great ideas on how to manage your oily skin,

dry brushing | Longevity LIVE

The skin is the largest organ on our body and as a result, plenty of bacteria and toxins find themselves either trapped in it or excreted through it. The skin is also responsible for protection from the elements, regulating body temperature and circulation. As a result, it does require some

makeup | Longevity LIVE

Spectacles are not merely for better vision. The right frame can be a valuable accessory to complete one’s look. Apart from doing vision tests and ensuring patients frames are comfortable and complement their appearance, Mellins i-Style optometrist, Meriek van den Berg regularly advises on different eye makeup and techniques for

hair loss | Longevity LIVE

The ketogenic diet is one that has been making headlines recently, and stayed on the lips of everyone from dieticians to bodybuilders. It’s a low carb, high fat and moderate protein diet, which puts the body into a metabolic state known as ketosis. In this state, the liver produces ketones,

essential | Longevity LIVE

Essential oils have become staples in every home due to their natural healing properties. Shampoos and other hair products are filled with toxic ingredients that can strip the hair of its natural oils, which often leads to hair challenges such as dandruff, frizziness, a dry scalp and hair loss. Oils

skincare | Longevity LIVE

Knowing what skincare products work best on your skin, how they benefit your skin and the order in which to use them is incredibly important. Skincare can be rather tricky to figure out if you’re only getting started. And while many consider finding a great dermatologist and leaving your skincare routine

chemical peel | Longevity LIVE

The function of a chemical peel is to use a skin-friendly acid base to remove the superficial layers of your skin. In turn, your body will instantly trigger its response to replace whatever skin it has lost.  It does this by targeting the fibroblasts in the deeper layer of skin.

vinotherapy | Longevity LIVE

If Cleopatra could rationalise bathing in milk and honey – and since then baths have been filled with all sorts of different elements, from ground oatmeal to herbs and spices – we really shouldn’t be surprised at the idea of bathing in a bottle of Merlot – or in this